In this episode of The Concordia Publishing House Podcast, author Heidi Goehmann rejoins host Elizabeth Pittman for the third episode in her three-part series on understanding emotions. In the final episode, Heidi talks about practical ways God gives to us to process all our emotions.
God’s Word is filled with emotion and contains practical examples from Our Savior as he perfectly managed his own emotions in healthy ways.
Heidi Goehmann discusses practical pieces to understanding and dealing with our emotions and offers a few strategies for doing so, found in her recent book Emotions & the Gospel. She also covers what we can learn from others about processing emotions, especially children.
· What have you learned from kids about emotions?
· What are a few of the tools we can use to process our emotions? What does the Bible have to teach us about these?
· What are common defense mechanisms we might throw up to avoid processing our emotions?
About the Guest
Heidi Goehmann is a licensed clinical social worker and mental health provider, deaconess, writer, speaker, wife, mom, and advocate. She can always be found at heidigoehmann.com advocating and providing resources for mental health and genuine relationship. Heidi loves her family, sticky notes, Jesus, adventure, Star Wars, Star Trek, and new ideas.... not necessarily in that order.
Besides Emotions & the Gospel, Heidi has also published Altogether Beautiful: A Study of the Songs of Songs and Finding Hope: From Brokenness to Restoration with Concordia Publishing House.